2 photographs (nd); Photocopied certificate 'Ordre du Rgiment' (October 1915); Photocopied letter relating to the Mdaille Militaire (July 1916); Typescript recollections of I. Duchenne relating to her husband's service in the First and Second World Wars (nd).
Charles Duchenne papers.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection FR 12
- Dates of Creation1915-1916
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialFrench
- Physical Description1 file; typescript, photographs, and printed material (photocopy).
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Charles Emile Eugene Duchenne was a Caporal, 417ime Rgiment d'Infanterie, serving on the Western Front. He was wounded in action and lost his right arm. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Mdaille Militaire and granted the Lgion d'Honneur (Chevalier). Later he became a Lieutenant.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs I.V. Duchenne (wife).
Other Finding Aids
French catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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